Data Sources – BEIS, MakeUK, LinkedInCambridge Ahead
UK’s Hub for Manufacturing
With its strong science and technology industries and manufacturing legacy the UK has become a world leader in manufacturing innovation. The Cambridge and Peterborough region has become a home for a wide range of advanced manufacturing companies due to the combination of tadeonal manufacturing, a vibrant innovation community and access to a skilled workforce. The companies in the region cover a wide range of manufacturing activities, including manufacturing practises including; additive manufacturing, robotics, composites and Internet of Things / Industry 4.0.
The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough region has particular strengths in manufacturing with high proportions of the workforce skilled in both traditional and high-tech manufacturing. Much of their activity is focused on fast growing areas of the industry such as: Automation & Digital Manufacturing, Electronics, Food Processing, Robotics, Composites & polymers, Energy, Clean Manufacturing, High Value manufacturing and Precision Engineering.
World Class Networks
Smart Manufacturing Alliance
The Smart Manufacturing Alliance (SMA) is a joint venture that is being established by Peterborough’s economic development company, Opportunity Peterborough, and the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority. The objective of SMA is to build a world class advanced manufacturing and engineering cluster with a clear comparative advantage, alongside competitive, innovative and resilient supply chains.Find out more
Huntingdon Manufacturers Association
Huntingdon Manufacturers Association Insight to support every day work, ranging from grants and funding, research and development initiatives, energy savings, training, support for international trade, economic insight and direct representation to government.Find out more